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Sniff test


a basic questioning of the feasibility or sense of pursuing a new idea or venture

Her idea about going back to school may not pass the sniff test.


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  • Sniffy

    adjective, sniffier, sniffiest. Informal. 1. inclined to sniff, as in scorn; disdainful; supercilious: He was very sniffy about breaches of etiquette. adjective -fier, -fiest 1. (informal) contemptuous or disdainful sniffles

  • Snifter

    noun 1. Also called inhaler. a pear-shaped glass, narrowing at the top to intensify the aroma of brandy, liqueur, etc. 2. Informal. a very small drink of liquor. noun 1. a pear-shaped glass with a short stem and a bowl that narrows towards the top so that the aroma of brandy or a liqueur is […]

  • Snifting-valve

    noun 1. a valve for releasing small quantities of steam, compressed air, or condensate, as from the cylinder of a steam engine.

  • Snig

    verb (transitive) snigs, snigging, snigged 1. (Austral & NZ) to drag (a log) along the ground by a chain fastened at one end

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